M.V.SSL Kolkata, operated by Shreyas Shipping on the coastal leg caught fire on board at about 2200 hrs on 12th, which went out of control.
The crew has abandoned the Vessel and Indian Coast Guard has gone to rescue.
Understand apparently there are no causalities and the main engine is running and vessel is drifting with the fire still on.
Rumours are that fire caused from Hazardous unit.
The vessel was bound for Kolkata from Krishnapatnam with 315×20′ and 149×40′.